Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College Update | May 2013
A Newsletter for Families and Friends

2013 Commencement All Things Commencement
Don’t miss any news about 2013 Commencement! For the first time, Mount Holyoke will confer honorary degrees to an all-alumnae commencement slate, including commencement speaker Kavita Ramdas ’85.

With classes finished and commencement just days away, we want to make sure our students celebrate safely!

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life hosts an annual gathering for seniors to look back on their years at Mount Holyoke and anticipate the future that lies before them. This year's multifaith ceremony took place in Gettell Amphitheater on April 24, 2013, and the theme was "Connections That Last".

Take a moment to appreciate the incredible hard work and intellect of our student by browsing the digital student theses collection.

Students Receive AwardsSpring Brings Awards for Faculty, Students, and Athletes
In March, members of MHC’s nationally recognized faculty received awards in research and teaching. Our students also reaped a variety of prestigious awards.

MHC DressageMHC Dressage Wins 2013 IDA National Championship
The dressage team brought home the gold at the Intercollegiate Dressage Association National Champtionship on April 27.

MHC LacrosseMHC Lacrosse Wins ECAC New England Championship
Mount Holyoke Lacrosse claimed its first-ever ECAC New England Championship title on Sunday in a 17-16 victory over Western New England.

Women in Public ServiceMHC and Smith Host Women in Public Service 2014
Next summer, MHC and Smith will cohost the Women in Public Service institute. Planning is underway; watch for updates throughout the year!

LITSStay Tech Savvy Over the Summer!
LITS now offers a discounts for students on popular software such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Register with your email address to purchase.

Anarkalee Perera 14Students Say "Thank You"
Mind the Gap days on campus give students, staff and faculty the chance to learn more about the cost of an MHC education and a way to say “thanks” to the alums, parents, and friends whose support is essential to the MHC experience.


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